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  1. Blue Peace Bulletin- "Protection Of Water: Local Solutions"

    28 Jul 2019- 09:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Niranjana Menon, Research Analyst with international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" aud ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2019 - 09:21

  2. Water Diplomacy Talks- "Regional Water Protection Framework"

    23 Jun 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Dipolmacy Talks" ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 07:56

  3. 17 Maharashtra Districts Face Water Scarcity

    19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report MUMBAI India Today The dark clouds of drought are looming large over Marathwada and Vidarbha region of Maharashtra due to prolonged dry spell that threaten Kharif crops. According to the government officials, if th ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2018 - 08:49

  4. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Co-finances Indonesia Irrigation System

    5 Jul 2018- 09:39 by Local Press Report MUMBAI Global Trade Review The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan for an irrigation project in Indonesia, along with its first loan in Turkey, for a project to improve gas supply. In Ind ...

    Local Press Report - 07/05/2018 - 09:39

  5. Monsoons and Flooding Expose Mumbai Overdevelopment

    7 Sep 2017- 14:01 by Local Press Report MUMBAI South China Morning Post South Asia’s floods reached epic proportions last week. The extent of the disaster is staggering – 1,200 casualties in Mumbai, Nepal and Bangladesh; 40 million affected; 18,000 school ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2017 - 14:01

  6. Maharashtra, Telangana Sign Agreement on Godavari River Projects

    29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India India’s Maharashtra and Telangana states have signed an agreement under which Telangana will develop three irrigation projects on the Godavari River, at a total cost of $600 million USD. The proj ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2016 - 07:19

  7. Maharashtra Government to Re-Tender $6 Billion Worth of Irrigation Projects

    21 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra government has decided to re-issue international tenders for $6 billion USD worth of stalled irrigation projects in the state. The 15 projects in question-- 12 in the Konkan regio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2016 - 10:22

  8. Maharashtra to Spend $3 Billion on Waters Projects in 2016-17

    24 Mar 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Maharashtra state will spend $3 billion USD on water projects ranging from larg-scale irrigation systems to rainwater collection during 2016-2017, State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2016 - 10:04

  9. India's FA Construction Claims Corruption Investigation Is Politically Motivated

    15 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Claiming it is the victim of a political conspiracy at the Maharashtra State Anti-Corruption Bureau, Indian contractor FA Construction has appealed to the Bombay High Court to grant a reprieve in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2016 - 11:29

  10. Maharashtra State Orders Inquiry Into $900 Million Worth of Irrigation Projects

    16 Feb 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India India’s Maharashtra state has ordered an inquiry into anomalies in 189 irrigation projects worth a total of $900 million USD. The state government has formed a four-member committee, headed by RV ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/16/2016 - 10:15

  11. Maharashtra to Spend $1.8 Billion on Irrigation Projects

    16 Oct 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Reeling in the face of low rainfall and ongoing drought, India’s Maharashtra state has announced plans to spend $1.8 billion USD on irrigation projects over the next five years. Under its water c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2015 - 10:17

  12. Maharashtra Water Resources Department Recommends Decentralized Reservoirs, Watershed Programs

    3 Sep 2015- 15:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra Water Resources Department has recommended that the state government promote a watershed program and decentralize small reservoirs in order to provide long-term relief to people in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2015 - 10:05

  13. Police Investigate Government Officials, Company Executives Involved in $157 Million Balganga Dam Project

    2 Sep 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Maharashtra Police have launched an investigation against six government officials and five company executives for inflating the cost of the $157 million USD Balganga Dam project. In their 15-page ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2015 - 10:16

  14. Maharashtra Looks to Raise Billions of Dollars for Irrigation Projects

    28 Aug 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India India’s Maharashtra state is seeking loans from domestic and international financial institutions to allow it to complete billions of dollars worth of irrigation projects. The state government ha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/28/2015 - 10:24

  15. India's Maharashtra State Allocates $108 Million for Irrigation Projects

    30 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra state government has allocated $108 million USD to expand existing irrigation facilities in the Yavatmal and Osmanabad districts, Guardian Minister Sanjay Rathod announced. The go ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2015 - 10:40

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